This week isn't just sunshine week in Portland. Journalists across the country are organizing Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote openness in government and freedom of information.
National Attorney General Eric Holder as well as our Oregon AG John Kroger have prioritized reforming public records law and local journalists this week are hosting a panel and a party to support sunnier records laws. Come hang out and talk about media! I'll see you at both events.
Party: Tonight at Berbati's Pan! 9 PM! Featuring excellent local band Swim, Swam Swum! Details here!
Panel: How open is Oregon's government? The Society of Professional journalists hosts a critical discussion at Multnomah County's Central Library this Saturday, March 20. Details here!